HEG Joins the Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition)

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition), an association representing the global companies that power the Internet, is pleased to welcome Host Europe Group (HEG) as its newest member. HEG is Europe’s largest privately-owned hosting provider with 7 data centers, more than 1.7 million customers and over 7 million domain names under management.

From its founding in 1997, HEG has played a pivotal role in shaping the hosting industry in many European countries, including the United Kingdom and Germany. Offering both hosting services and access to data center facilities, HEG helps all kinds of businesses harness the Internet to create and innovate.

“The continued growth of the Internet depends on innovation, both regionally and globally,” said Christian Dawson, i2Coalition Co-Founder and Chairman. “We are thrilled to have HEG join with members from around the world as we build a global Internet advocacy community. We look forward to working with all of our members to ensure future success of the Internet and the Internet infrastructure industry.”

“HEG is proud to add our voice to a growing chorus of companies advocating for protections essential to ensure the Internet continues as an engine of economic growth around the world,” said Patrick Pulvermüller, HEG Group CEO.

The addition of HEG represents the i2Coalition’s continuing commitment to the support and growth of the Internet infrastructure community and a robust Internet ecosystem. Since its formation in September 2013, the i2Coalition has represented close to 100 members, most small and medium-sized businesses, promoting innovation and economic growth through responsible policy initiatives.

About i2Coalition

The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) supports those at the center of the Internet. We believe the continued growth of the Internet is vital for growing an environment of innovation and seek to engage in ways to foster success of the Internet and Internet infrastructure industry. We seek to influence decision makers to weigh decisions on whether they are good or bad for the Internet economy and its foundational industries. In short, we seek to foster growth within the Internet infrastructure industry by driving others to harness the Internet’s full potential. To learn more about i2Coalition, visit http://www.i2Coalition.com.

About HEG

Founded in 1997, HEG (with over 1.7 million customers) provides domain registration, mass hosting, customised managed hosting, cloud hosting and has an emerging software-as-a-service offering. As the biggest domain registrar in the UK and largest virtualization provider in Europe, HEG is the leading hosting provider for consumers and businesses seeking high quality of service combined with an excellent price / performance ratio.